The Buddy Club VSU system of curators
for international students
Welcome party is an event when foreign student meet with each other, with Russian students and with the schedule of the events. A special program for foreign students is build for them to introduce the Russian culture and traditions and for Russian students to introduce them the foreign ones.
City tour – the event when in a short period of time volunteers show foreign students interesting places in Voronezh, the main sites, historical and cultural places of the city. This event includes not only walking through interesting places, but also trying traditional Russian food. This helps to increase foreign students’ interest to Russia.
Language tandem – one of the ways to learn a language that aimed at helping students to practice a language through playing games and live communication. Organizers of the event invite foreign students and the others to communicate with each other in different languages. Each participant prepares a presentation or other types of media-files and talk on a particular theme, that has been selected before the event. Language tandem helps to know cultures of different countries, their history, traditions. It also helps to improve your level of a language through live communication.
International cuisine day – an event, that allows students to try food of cuisine of different countries and foreign students can show their own traditional meals. International cuisine – is the event where you can acquaint with a country through its cuisine. Students not only cook meals, but also tell us the recipes and the history of creating them. And after all of these all guests try the food.
Cinema club – the event aimed to learn a language through listening and watching. It improves listening, speaking and comprehension skills. First, students watch films and during a coffee-break they discuss them.
Board-games evening is the event that creates gaming, informal environment that unites players and contributes to their communication. People always have fun during the event and it leaves pleasant aftertaste too.
Musical and literature evening – the event that improves esthetic skills of the participants, helps to know the country through art. The event distributes the idea of multiculturalism and art of different countries, propagates tolerance, antiterrorism and antiviolence in the modern society.
Farewell party – the event when we sum up our work, praise the best volunteers and give memorable [resents to the foreign students. The event is held in really Russian traditions.